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that is going out in the embarcadero right now and inform the environmental review process if for this and we will discussed fiscal terms and feasibility analysis and the framework that informs that and then we will conclude with a few words from the warriors who would like to talk a little bit about what this project really means for the city and for the port, and finally we willing asking to you extend some of the deadlines in the exclusive negotiating agreement to allow us to negotiate a comprehensive term sheet which we hope to bring to you by april of next year so with that as mentioned there was a advisory committee formed for the port and from that committee there are three tracks of workshops that have begun or soon to begin. we are doing transportation workshops to talk about challenges in the south beach, mission bay neighborhood, some of which are -- due to existing conditions and ones that are potentially created by the additional activity here. we are moving forward with neighborhood quality of life workshops to look at ways in which a permanent funding stream and free standing
have some congestion that we experience on the embarcadero what are some of the steps could be taken for the neighborhood and community now rather than waiting for all the studies to be completed? i think we had findings already out of the recent experiences with fleet week and everything else and what is your department doing to change it and whether it's the traffic lights or i will throw it out -- do we take away things and create more traffic lanes and i don't know and outrageous ideas like that. >> or bike tracks. >> thank you. what we found out the opportunity to pilot has been invaluable because working with america's cup some of the data is now extraordinary. bart alone carried 250,000 more people than it typically does and the giant's celebration day and the important tool we have been working with is having the incident command system. it's not once in a while team that gets assembled. san francisco is extraordinary city with huge students and hosting responsibilities and an international city with a lot of visitors and with mta what is going on each week and do we have
that there will be a new change this new year's eve on the embarcadero. you may remember typically, the embarcadero is closed on new year's eve to accommodate the massive crowds. a san francisco police officer tells us at least right now, no plans to shutdown the embarcadero tonight. the barricades are in place on the embarcadero just in case. this new year's eve, police say it will not close down embarcadero street unless the crowd gets crazy. >> the commanders will evaluate that situation as the night unfolds. if it becomes necessary we will make some street closures we want to accommodate traffic as best as possible. >> reporter: extra officers will be out, as more than a quarter of a million are expected to arrive to party and ring in 2013, all under a midnight fireworks display. >> couple thousand devices are going to be fired in 15 minutes. we have low level effects that perform at a lower altitude than the larger stuff, probably 1500 of those. you are looking at four are, five thousand vases in 15 minutes. >> reporter: the 15 minute display will go off on this barge out on the bay as people
. >> reporter: hi. we have learned that there will be a new change this new year's eve on the embarcadero. you may remember typically, the embarcadero is closed on new year's eve to accommodate the massive crowds. a san francisco police officer tells us at least right now, no plans to shutdown the embarcadero tonight. the barricades are in place on the embarcadero just in case. this new year's eve, police say it will not close down embarcadero street unless the crowd gets crazy. >> the commanders will evaluate that situation as the night unfolds. if it becomes necessary we will make some street closures we want to accommodate traffic as best as possible. >> reporter: extra officers will be out, as more than a quarter of a million are expected to arrive to party and ring in 2013, all under a midnight fireworks display. >> couple thousand devices are going to be fired in 15 minutes. we have low level effects that perform at a lower altitude than the larger stuff, probably 1500 of those. you are looking at four are, five thousand vases in 15 minutes. >> reporter: the 15 minute display will go off
and that is right now pg&e is proposing a embarcadero portearo transition line for redundancy. as you know we are fed by three groups off the peninsula and loss of a substation in san francisco could create much instability and affect reliability of the system. embarcadero currently supplying power from the mid-market substations and through those soils. repair could take eight hours to several weeks. maintaining the embarcadero station is critical to the san francisco downtown and waterfront region. the system of reliability was raised during the study interview with pg&e in november 2011 and pg&e followed up with the council getting support to ada third connection to the embarcadero station with this going to the portero substation and improve system reliability particularly into the downtown area in a major earthquake and allow pg&e more flexibility with work and unexpected equipment outages. they gave three routes and options to provide feedback and you can see from the box, the green, red and blue routes so pg&e is continuing to work with the city and the project design and the appro
control barricades are right in front of us, stacked up and ready to go at the embarcadero ahead of the big fireworks display in san francisco. pyrotechnics stuffed packets of gun powder into these plastic shelves. the preparations here were spread out across two barges docked at pier 250. >> there's hundreds of shells. >> reporter: 12 hours from now, they will unleash a shell of colors for the new year's eve fireworks celebration. >> the 15-minute show is carefully planned and electronically timed. >> the shells are timed every time they are supposed to go off. >> reporter: this is video from last year. this year is expected to be just as big with more than 4500 different shots of dazzling lights in effect. 250,000 people came to the embarcadero to watch the fireworks last year but with clear skies and dry weather expected tonight, the crowd could be even bigger. new year's eve partiers say there's only one way to get to the city tonight. >> public transit in general is a great idea. park something a nightmare -- park something a nightmare. >> i would -- parking is a nightmare.
for a long time. embarcadero this morning raindrops on our lens as we look towards the ferry building and the bay bridge, we can see them pwhaoeupbs light rain now moderate rain falling but it is falling over the same areas it has been falling all morning. east bay from antioch back towards pittsburg, bay point, into pleasant hill, concord, walnut creek, alamo, danville across 24, sinking a little farther south, places like oakland, alameda, san leandro, san lorenzo, castro valley getting into light to moderate rain as is san bruno south san francisco daly city, colma towards burlingame that is going to continue to sink south over the next hour if you live near the dumbarton bridge or north you will get light to moderate rain and light rain in the south bay possibly moderate rain in the santa cruz mountains. over the past six hours russian river only quarter of an inch, santa rosa half an inch. petaluma a little more than a quarter. let's talk about temperatures dress for mid 50s to low 60s. mid 50s around the monterey bay. rain this morning, showers this afternoon. foggy spots the ne
between embarcadero and fruitvale down to two lanes roadwork there. eastbound dumbarton bridge until 6:00 left lane shut, yellow sensors meaning slowing. south 101 peninsula poplar to 92 roadwork until 5:30. >> >> next, the woman who survived six frigid days in the sierra. hear the 911 call when she was discovered alive. >>> radio station at the center of the royal prank controversy. what they are doing to help the family of the nurse who took her own life. >>> phones and tablets ratting on your kids? ftc says mobile apps where children are collecting and sharing information, phone numbers and locations, ftc wants to require parental consent. facebook and g-mail all right this morning, both had brief outages yesterday, no word from google about the cause. facebook says a change to a web address caused its problem. a day after google instagram stopped supporting twitter, twitter is fighting back now you add filters to your photos so you no longer need instagram. you can wrap your iphone intact can i christmas designs inspired by those ugly sweaters. $35 each, every time someone chooses
in concord area westbound 4. roadwork 880 both directions down to one lane between fruitvale and embarcadero for the next half hour or so. westbound dumbarton bridge, roadwork from the radio towers to university. >>> 4:41. >>> washington may be taking a big step back from the fiscal cliff. the offer from the white house that republicans will consider. >>> mystery of stolen hollywood film. police and movie studio are ÑuÑuñ it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health. >>> good tuesday morning. live look outside from our sutro camera looking down at san francisco, across the bay into the east bay. it is dry and clear. albeit cool. grab the jacket and get ready for the next round. another storm. >>> this mo
first public appearance >> kristen: it's 4:43. live look at the embarcadero. you can see the roads are wet. give the kids a big hug before they go to school and maybe a rain jacket. mike nicco will talk about how long the rain will stay with us in just a moment. >> more news for you. activist group anonymous is renewing a its attack on baptist church after the organization praised the actions of the shooter in the connecticut shooting massacre. kansas based church will picket saying god's will is punishing people because of gay marriage. >>> here in the bay area people looking for ways to reach out to the grieving families in connecticut. since the shooting there have been grassroots and church organized vigils to help start the healing. tomas ramon asked local clergy what they are telling their parishioners. >> at morning mass in san francisco, this special prayer was written for the victims of newtown. the pastor of st. mary's says people have come there not just to pray but make some sense in the evil that occurred. >> in seeking to find consolation in the promise and hope of a
street. e have thembaradero -- now we have the embarcadero and marina. this map is the infamous lipofaction map. the green areas are the areas that will have potential lip ofaction. that is a loss of strength of material when it is subjected to vibration. it can occur in sand and silt. those have to be saturated or below the ground water level. you can almost type dismount tie t --tie this map -- this area right here is the same as this one. it is all silt and will liquefy. the marina is in this area here. you can correlate the advancement of the shoreline of san francisco with the potential for liquefaction. >> it is a perfect example. it is all sold and liquefaction. >> treasure island is unique. it was originally developed to be the location of the world fair with the understanding that once it was finished, that would become the location of san francisco international airport. it is 11,000 feet long. in those days, the thought that was more than enough to land any conceivable airplane. they thought it was ideal. they said that we have all kinds of sand out in the bay from th
parks bond, and you recall it's located on the embarcadero and intended to be a new 57,000 square foot public open space with raised land and interpretive elements and we were fortunate to get financial help from the u.s. army corp of engineers and helped with demolition of pier 36 and the port is helping with the construction of the new wafer of and last night for those in the neighborhood probably already know this. over 900 cubic yards of cement was pored over night. they had one to three cement trucks arriving every one to three minutes and from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.. it was a huge effort and a special thanks to our construction company, linda bazo, the department of public works, the san francisco metropolitan transportation authority, the san francisco police department and of course port staff, so pile driving will resume tomorrow and by the end of the week all piles will be installed. this is a great project which is being built to standards the most modern ones that we know for earthquake protection and sea level rise and looking forward to the next america's cup event and
refusing to climb off a scaffold along the embarcadero. he's been up there two and a half hours, police say he's the suspect in a battery case. a victim told officers the man kicked him and hit him with a skateboard. you can see him climbing up here. and that is where he climbed on to the scaffold and where is he at this moment. >> pearl harbor survivors saluted their officer autos today 71 anniversary of japan attack on the u.s. naval base in hawaii. the pearl harbor attack that threw the u.s. into world war ii. >> now, a tug boat played a key role in that attack. >> you're looking at an old tug boat so small, it's dwarfed by the dry dock here. 71 years ago, it played a role in world war ii. >> if it wasn't for her jumping into action, her and things could have gone different. you never know. >> december 7th, 1941. parl harbor in shambles. today, this is the only surviving vessel. after the war, she served oakland, then went to the both ball fleet. now, they are prepping for a museum in arkansas. this morning, 71 years to the minute of the attack, everyone in the yard came together for thi
patrulla cerro carriles en dirección oeste y en la calle embarcadero las autoridades seguiran monitorando. >> las condiciones frustraron viajes en el aeropuerto de san francisco se registran retrasos en los vuelos la demoras pueden empeorar asÍ que llame antes de ir al aeropuerto >> durante la temporada de fin de aÑo la gente engorda los nutricionistas recomiendan llevar bocadillos saludables como frutas. >> la patrulla de caminos de california arresta a persona s conducir bajo la influencia del alcohol hace 1 aÑo hubo 48 arrestos hay 15 personas muertas por accidente en comparación con la aÑo pasado. >> un pandillero es apresado despuÉs de asaltar a una vÍctima ponce fue encontrado culpable y alvarez estÁ siendo extraditado. >> hay un accidente en la calle west front. >> bomberos sofocan incendio en palo alto anoche en la calle east empezÓ en la cocina de un departamento. >> en oakland un incendio con 2 vÍctimas, muriÓ u 1 hombre y su acompaÑante estÁ estable se busca a los homicidas >> un caso de demanda por penalizar conductores con licencia extrejera hace que un juez des
recibir al prÓximo aÑo. >>> y bueno, si usted piensa acudir a los fuegos artificiales en el embarcadero el transporte serÁ gratis. >>> y precisamente para dar abasto para aquellos que salgan a festejar el nuevo aÑo, los servicios de transporte alargaran servicios. >>> y con la llegada del aÑo nuevo, la comunidad se prepara con varios eventos tradicionales, y aquÍ el informe de que es lo que hacen las personas para atraer la suerte el prÓximo aÑo. >>> no se, un calzÓn rojo. >>> me voy a poner una tanguita roja, y la cartera lleen a de dinero para que me vaya bien todo el aÑo. >>> hay quienes usan la ropa interior roja para atraer la suerte en varios aspectos. otra tradiciÓn es salir de la casa el 31 a las 12 de la noche con maletas. y hay quienes solo hacen uso de la fe. >>> creo que dios solamente es el que nos bendice cada dÍa. >>> hay que invocar a dios, ir a la iglesia. >>> espero que mejore la situaciÓn economica. >>> ¿y usted ya tiene su ritual de buena suerte preparado? >>> y enseguida, chÁvez continÚa delicado, ya que presenta afecciones respiratorias, detalles al volv
.p.h.. you are going to want to drive slowly. take a look at the embarcadero. i shot this video of people walking up and down. with umbrellas people wearing jackets, boots, anything to keep warm. and they all are familiar with these moist and reconditions. certainly, the weather is not keeping people inside totally i think that this would be totally deserted but that was not the case. we also saw some trees swaying along the embarcadero in the howling wind. it is going to be a busy night. i do not know what portion of the storm i.m. and but the rainfall was just a light drizzle. certainly, coming down harder, earlier. be prepared. reporting live, phillipe djegal, kron 4 news. >> continuing our team coverage... a flood warning has been issued in the sonoma county. kron4's jeff bush spoke to residents at guernville who are keeping an eye on the storm. >> i am standing here in the parking lot of johnson's speech. two blocks from downtown guernville.. locals say that this parking lot and set 50 ft. for that grassy area is. during the summertime the water is 50 ft. further from there. you can
going to hit? sandhya? >> now, it's dry up here looking down embarcadero. this is live doppler 7 hd now. you'll notice moisture to the north. taking you in closer here, near cue kaia, moisture in clouds. we have doppler tracking storms, take a look at the storm total wtz last three storms. santa rosa 16 inches of rain. and san jose, just under two and a half inches of rain. it pushed our rainfall percent of normal way up. santa rosa, 178%. san francisco, 106. in san francisco, well above average. i'll be back to let you know when the next storm is coming. it's going to be weaker, we'll talk about how much rain it will bring in just minutes. >> napa is get remove from serious flooding it's endured 24 major floods. they're undergoing a flood prevention project. the project uses bypasses to control the flof water. the area was under flood warning but napa never saw a river or creek water touch the streets. >> it can be dramatic and fast. it could create damage. >> instead of cleaning froors... we're getting packages ready to be ship i'd would venture to say it's saved cost in this flood. >
rainfall right around a lincoln boulevard and maureen gnaw boulevard and out toward the embarcadero. as you can see, lighter rain around potrero avenue. as we pull out, we do have more moisture working its way toward the bay area. it is going to be coming down during the morning hours. the morning commute does not look good at this point. we are looking at a messy morning ride, and we will see some brief downpours. i will have the exact time you can expect heavy rain in a few minutes. dan? >>> the rain-soaked soil proved to be too unstable to keep this tree upright. sky 7hd shows you the mess it created at central park on el camino real. it shows the massive clean up earlier this evening. one person reported a minor injuries. and you know, there might be one of the water logged trees teetering in your yard. it is a dangerous problem because of the rain. so serious a local removal crew dispatched from hurricane can see rushed back here to help out. cornell bernard is live in one of many areas with downed trees. cornell. >> it has been raining for the last two hours. it is complicating things
a lincoln boulevard and maureen gnaw boulevard and out toward the embarcadero. as you can see, lighter rain around potrero avenue. as we pull out, we do have more moisture working its way toward the bay area. it is going to be coming down during the morning hours. this point.commute does not we are looking at a messy morning ride, and we will see some brief downpours. i will have the exact time you can expect heavy rain in a few minutes. dan? >>> the rain-soaked soil proved to be too unstable to keep this tree upright. sky 7hd shows you the mess it created at central park on el camino real. it shows the massive clean up earlier this evening. one person m minor injuries. and you know, there might be one of the water logged trees teetering in your yard. it is a dangerous problem because of the rain. so serious a local removal crew dispatched from hurricane can see rushed back here to help out. cornell bernard is live in one of many areas with downed trees. cornell. >> it has been raining for the last two hours. it is complicating things from tree crews who have come from near to far protectin
on the embarcadero. police arrested a man who climbed on to a scaffold and he climbed on to the scaffolding this afternoon, after police searched a site for him. a investigator came and tried to coax the man into surrendering. >> no zig can't damage following an earthquake iníebruç northeastern japanu8ñ the area f tokyo devastated by the off shore tsunami. japan says it shook buildings and no major damage there. the march, 2011 quake was a six. early warnings gave him thyme to head for higher ground. >> police say they arrested a teenager on!n%z >> california economy may not be growing as well as has been reported. the state took in revenues last month that were 11% below projections. taxes were really down 213%. a portion due to corporate tax refunds going out last month. sales taxes areo;m(u better than expected. controller warned california must be disciplined. >> the government's monthly jobs report better than expected last month, showing the economy added 146,000 new jobs in november. bringing unemployment rate to 7.7 prgs, that is lowest in four years. california farmers want to h
into the bay off the embarcadero. it happened between waterfront restaurant and ferry building. she was quickly rescued and she appear to be intoxicated. the woman was taken to the hospital as a precaution. >> kristen: portland mall where gunman including three lives including his own. a candlelight vigil is set for tonight. police are trying to find out 22-year-old jake rockets walked into the town center on tuesday wearing a hockey mask and camouflaged clothing and opened fire. a teenage girl was also bounded. his ex-girlfriend said he quit his job and sold everything days before the attack but there is still no clear motive. >> eric: susan rice withdrew her name for consideration for consideration as next secretary of state. she came under critical analysis after a deadly attack in benghazi. katie marzullo will join us who is else is being considered for the job and how it could impact other key positions. >> you talk about how frosty ti it was this morning. did you have to do scraping of the windshield. >> i used the did he fros terrify but when you become a californian you don't have an ic
, at least this side of san francisco, we are on the embarcadero side at front and vallejo streets where it looks quiet. if you look back the other way, rain coming in. san francisco heading out here any second the -- let's look at live doppler, overall pattern has quieted somewhat since this morning there's plenty of instability out there still plenty of showers you can see heading down towards morgan hill and scott boulevard just to the east of our camera where that darker cloud is, there's some of the light rain falling. right here on thornton avenue up union city boulevard towards union city this is going to slide towards fremont possibly the great mall in milpitas f you are heading that way rain getting ready to move into where our studios are -- in the embarcadero towards fisherman's wharf back 280 towards daly city, ocean avenue. as we look to the northwest the radar returns aren't as numerous as they were this morning with the heating they could build and you could see some of this, check out the double rainbow that was sent by louie in mountain view earlier this morning. thank y
on san francisco you can see the embarcadero center still illuminateed. live doppler you can see over the ocean where we are tracking light rain now, probably not making it to the ground yet undercut by dry air bringing cool conditions. temperatures 5 to 12° cooler than yesterday. i had frost on the car this morning. how about you eric? >> yes, sir. >> there you go. both of us had frost over in the east bay definitely getting frosty even though concord is 36, livermore 34, subdivision it is cooler. mid to upper 30s most of the north bay, upper 30s redwood city, san jose, 41 oakland, 45 san francisco, monterey bay upper 30s. gilroy 34. salinas and monterey low to mid 40s. cool start today, increasing clouds, light rain develops this afternoon. showers to start tomorrow morning, by the afternoon, it will be dry and that drying trend will last sunday through tuesday. no big warming trend, just temperatures close to where they should be in the 50s. high pressure west, high pressure east, trying to divide and conquer, spinning a lot of energy trying to breakthrough, and shove this off to
to share with you this rainbow as seen from our rooftop camera seen from our embarcadero camera. this one is over oakland's camera. stay with "abc 7 news" for continuing coverage. get the latest forecast tonight at 11:00 over on channel 7. you can track every storm this season any time with live doppler 7-hd at abc7news.com. >>> in newtown, connecticut, a funeral mass was held for some of the victims. 7-year-old was laid to rest. she was one of 20 students shot and killed at sandy hook elementary. with christmas days away, newtown has become so inundated with toys, people are being asked to do charity alable work instead or make a donation in the victim's name. >> a tribute for the victims and protest against gun laws in san francisco. protestors dressed in black laid down for 20 minutes. organizers then read the names of the victims. members of the brady campaign to end violence are asking for strict are gun laws. >> 28-year-old brian trevera was killed as he tried to arrest a prison escapee in the sunny vale district. russ ran to a qarj and o martin street. when police moved in police o
francisco, we are on the embarcadero side at front and vallejo streets where it looks quiet. if you look back the other way, rain coming in. san francisco heading out here any second the -- let's look at live dopplers morgan hill ant boulevard just to the east of our camera where that darker cloud is, there's some of the light rain falling. right here on thornton avenue up union city boulevard towards union city this is going to slide towards fremont possibly the great mall in milpitas f you are heading that way rain getting ready to move into where our studios are -- in the embarcadero towards fisherman's wharf back 280 towards daly city, ocean avenue. as we look to the northwest the radar returns aren't as numerous as they were this morning with the heating they could build and you could see some of this, check out the double rainbow that was sent by louie in mountain view earlier this morning. thank you for sending that in. everybody is at a surplus even livermore. oakland -- san jose at 141 you have come a long way were you well below for the longest time. santa rosa nearly 170% of a
services and supplies, and we need a place to deliver. you surely cannot park on embarcadero to deliver. you need a place to do it. when i tried to drive back here, they will not let me. >> there are a number of public and private parking garages within walking distance. people who visit the farmers market or ferry building can find those. some of those are on the website. >> we just heard three blasts of the ferry horn. that means? backing up, and 5 means watch out, imminent danger. look at the ferry building, it was built in 2003, just after returned 100 years old. that is the first major piece of this area. the next piece will be the continuing expansion of the downtown ferry terminal, keeping the transportation function of the ferry building authentic. it is the ferry building, outgoing on ferries. that is the primary use. also, looking at renovating the other historic structures. pier 1 has been renovated, one- and-a-half to 5 are on the historic register. to continue to take care of these historic resources, and then improve the facilities for passengers, more covered waiting area
oh, my! haa ha ha! ha hha ha! [snortg] >> here we are at the embarcadero. we are standing at one of locations for the street artists. can you tell me about this particular location, the program? >> this location is very significant. this was the very first and only location granted by the board of supervisors for the street artist when the program began in 1972. how does a person become a street artist? there are two major tenants. you must make the work yourself and you must sell the work yourself. a street artist, the license, then submitting the work to a committee of artists. this committee actually watches them make the work in front of them so that we can verify that it is all their own work. >> what happened during the holiday to make this an exciting location? >> this would be a magic time of year. you would probably see this place is jammed with street artists. as the no, there is a lottery held at 6 in the morning. that is how sought after the spaces are. you might get as many as 150 street artists to show up for 50 spaces. >> what other areas can a licensed street arti
to be a aa member. >>> thousands expected to ring in the new year at a fire works show near the embarcadero. allie rasmus is live to explain how bart and muni are preparing for the big crowd and changes to some routes. >> reporter: and other agencies as well. first of all tens of thousands of people come to the embarcadero for the fire works show. and there are other parties going on in the city. is a lot of people will not want to take their cars. bay area transit agencies are making it easier for them to leave their cars behind by offering free rides in some cases and extended service. starting with bart. bart you will still have to pay for your tickets but their trains will be running late tonight until 3:00 a.m. tuesday morning. but in order to avoid congestion, trains will not be stopping at all the stations. keep this in mind if you are riding the pepper bay point train it will stop at the embarcadero station. make sure you go to the right place to catch your ride home. muni is also extending service at the west portal and embarcadero stations. muni will run until 4:00 a.m. new years
and embarcadero a stall blocking the off-ramp. 580 where it continues, three right lanes until 9:00 this morning, westbound sluggish out of tracy up over the altamont pass and definitely slow through pleasanton. >>> developing news we're following from overnight, two early morning earthquakes off the coast of southern california. first quake registered 6.3, a strong one that hit at 2:36 this morning. second a quake probably an aftershock hit roughly the same area 15 minutes later and measured 4.7. both of quakes hit 150 miles southwest of catalina island. a tsunami warning has not issued. >>> students returning this morning to two cupertino schools after a bomb scare yesterday will notice extra security in place. terry mcsweeney is live at montevista high school with details for us. >> it appears that this entire thing that went on yesterday was a hoax but sheriff's deputies not taking any chances. they are going to have additional deputies at montevista high and also at lincoln elementary something that begin four miles from here in san jose. take a look at message that started this entire thin
at third still blocking right lane peninsula north 101 embarcadero road in palo alto accident in the right lane. >>> highway patrol in oakland has two dryers in custody at a house following a pair of overnight vehicle pursuits on the freeway and through parts of the city. the chp in oakland took over the slow speed chase on northbound 880 when the driver of the car without headlights refused to stop in san jose. officers put out spike strips on broadway and 27th, forcing the vehicle to stop. the driver was arrested and now faces charges of recklessly evading officers. >>> an hour later the highway patrol was called to a driver going the wrong way on 98th avenue in oakland the driver refused to pull over and a chase was landed this one through east oakland ended near 92nd avenue and c street two people got out and ran officers caught one, the car was stolen. >>> northern california is getting ready for a presidential visit, tomorrow. >> trading is underway on wall street. the dow is up 55 points. we go live to jane king at the new york stock exchange with more on how stocks are doing this m
the embarcadero. not so heavy we can see the ferry building and the bay bridge enough that it is causing ponding on the embarcadero this morning that's what most of us are going to run into especially east bay highway 4 connects to 680 south of vine hill coming into concord pleasanton down to walnut creek latest update light to moderate rain especially overconcord and pleasant hill highway 4 bay point, pittsburg, antioch highway 4 commute which is usually treacherous any way is going to be wet. heavy rain starting towards san rafael, larkspur, mill valley, tiburon, sausalito and belvedere you will see your rain increase the next five to 10 minutes. offshore more powerful radar returns and more moderate rain heading for the heart of the bay, wet for all of us through 7:00, rain will turn to showers by 4:00, light showers by 4:00 to 7:00, showers fade overnight and we'll have a stretch of dry weather thursday through saturday. >>> golden gate bridge it is raining and you are down to four lanes southbound shouldn't say down to, two in the northbound direction, wet, windshield wipers needed and fog
. >>> an unusual situation in san francisco today. high water was crashing over the embarcadero, even though there was no storm. kent pritchett tells us, this could be a prelude to tomorrow, when the so-called king tide hits. >> reporter: this is high tide this morning. the waters topping the embarcadero in san francisco. >> i used to walk here a lot. >> reporter: expect to see this again when the king tide arrives. >> it will be higher tomorrow. by just a little bit. >> reporter: marry jane schramm showed us the golden gate tide station. this station is where the tide and sea level in the san francisco bay have been recorded for more than 150 years. as for tomorrow -- >> we're due for a 7.2-foot high tide tomorrow. >> reporter: we should see more of what we saw on the embarcadero, and more video from what we saw from news chopper 2. high tides where the water was noticeably higher, and in the bay, where low lying marsh lands were inundated. >> many parts that were inundated. there already were some today. >> reporter: tomorrow's king tide is expected to be the highest tide of the year. paci
.99. >>> an unusual situation in san francisco today. high water was crashing over the embarcadero, even though there was no storm. kent pritchett tells us, this could be a prelude to tomorrow, when the so-called king tide hits. >> reporter: this is high tide this morning. the waters topping the embarcadero in san francisco. >> i used to walk here a lot. >> reporter: expect to see this again when the king tide arrives. >> it will be higher tomorrow. by just a little bit. >> reporter: marry jane schramm showed us the golden gate tide station. this station is where the tide and sea level in the san francisco bay have been recorded for more than 150 years. as for tomorrow -- >> we're due for a 7.2-foot high tide tomorrow. >> reporter: we should see more of what we saw on the embarcadero, and more video from what we saw from news chopper 2. high tides where the water was noticeably higher, and in the bay, where low lying marsh lands were inundated. >> many parts that were inundated. there already were some today. >> reporter: tomorrow's king tide is expected to be the highest tide of the year. paci
the embarcadero. >> reporter: good morning. i feel like singing a blondie song. the tide is rising and it could hit the bottom of the pier by the time we're expecting to see 7-foot tides which is just before 10 a.m. let's take a look at the numbers today what we're expecting at the golden gate as we climb to that 7-foot tide at 9:45, then going back and rising to 5 feet again around midnight. we'll probably see a lot more of this. this is the connector ramp from 101 to 1 in marin. now this kind of flooding normally only happens when there's a storm, but this was caused by the so-called king tides. there is a group right now trying to document these seasonal high tides to figure out where we stand when it comes to rising ocean levels. >> the california king tides help to us visualize the dramatic tidal reefs that we're already experiencing. >> reporter: king tides are not caused by global warming. they are caused by gravity. the earthed, moon and sun in position to cause the high tides. they are trying to get pictures from ordinary citizens of where the water is the highest. so if you want to jo
for berkeley and here is the wider perspective. here is embarcadero as we take a wider perspective for the second half of the region, still a few scattered shower and parts of the east bay are approaching the fremont region. it is chilly out there, mainly in the 40s to the 50s. livermore in san jose. behind it is cold front ushered in some cold air and as a result, we will have a little bit of everything. sunshine passing clouds and the possibility of a storm with some hail out there. you may encounter that brief heavy downpour. scattered showers at 12, and we will hold onto that chance by 3:00 and these readings are only 50s but look ahead we do get a break tomorrow. a chance of a few showers by friday afternoon and it will be friday into saturday. coming up, we will look at the winter storm warning that is still in effect. >>> many people will take riding the bus their new year's resolution. riders who come up with the best reasons to take a bus include movies and stores and that contest ends on friday. >>> there is black friday but we have live coverage coming up ahead. >>> and
hours. and a lot of people can attest to because police closed down the embarcadero during that period of time. >> the u.s. supreme court announced today it will hear two cases which will impact gay rights in this country. justices reviewing a suit on dema. as well as prop 8 which bans gay marriage. >> as you know this is where it started. gavin newsom decided san francisco should start issuing same-sex marriage licenses or marriage licenses to same-sex couples. became ground zero in an nearly nine-year long legal fight. couples are getting married here. the decision overturned in 2008 when supporting prop 8's ban on gay marriage. today one half of the same-sex couple. >> you know, this isn't the first time that i have watched a couple get married talking about marriage equality in san francisco city hall. i have been waiting three years tone joy the same privilege these folks are currently enjoying. >> also this afternoon, two people were who married before the ban. >> there are over 100,000 legally married same-sex couple as cross this nationu]qhñ and thousands of more still to come
this is a great chance for you to take a picture for posterity. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman at the embarcadero with how highed tide is going to get and why. >> reporter: i'm standing on the embarcadero and i'm pretty dry. but tomorrow, if i was standing here, i could be kind of wet because the tide likely will be coming over the water here as you say it will be lapping up. and that happens but normally when there's a storm. we're not having a storm of the what's going on? blame the king tide. of all the photogenic spots in the bay area to take pictures of, why is hailey taking pictures of water and cement? [ laughter ] >> it's an important picture. >> reporter: it's the before and after. >> the california king tides help us to visualize the dramatic tidal reefs that we're already experiencing. >> reporter: like this connector ramp at 101 to marin which was flooded today. that normally happens when there's a storm, but there was no storm, just very high tides, king tides. >> with rising tides, stuff like this need to be considered. >> reporter: king tides are not about global warming but they c
makovec is along the embarcadero in san francisco watching for today's king tides. >> reporter: the king tides the highest seasonal tides. right now the water is not that high. but we're waiting for it to come up. the highest it will be this morning is going to be just before 10 a.m. with a 7-foot tied. we are going to see these high tides today and for the next couple of days. now, check out this video from the connector ramp from 101 to highway 1 in marin. yesterday that was flooded. and that normally only happens when there's a storm but this was caused simply by the king tides. the very high tides could be getting higher as the ocean fills up with water for a variety of reasons, 8" in the past century. and you can see the proof in san francisco sewers. >> when i came near 1990, there was never a time where the tide was higher than our sewer. last year we had seven events. that saltwater now is coming into our system. >> reporter: that is break the pipes down. saltwater not very good for metal pipes. now, king tides are caused by gravity not global warming. the earth, moon and sun are
: this was earlier tonight, water gushing out of the ground at bay street and embarcadero. ponding has drivers concerned out here and hoping they don't hit one of the flooded areas. >> there was a lot of water and planing a little bit. >> it was pretty scary, especially those big highways. i think we got here in once piece. so that's all right. >> reporter: despite the rain, people still came out along fisherman's wharf. they just grabbed their rain coats and umbrellas and enjoyed the holiday rain. >> i got the umbrellas an a water proof coat. i'm good to go. >> take the good with the bad. >> you bet. >> reporter: i did check with the chp. they tell me they are asking bad drivers to slow down and be cautious if they have to hit the roadway tonight or tomorrow. back to you. >> conditions have been wet all across the area especially north of the city. kron4's jr stone continues our coverage from petaluma. >> reporter: weather continues here in the north bay, anything but pleasant. wet, windy and very cold outside. according to my measure device that measures wind speed, 70 miles an hour. it's 45
lanes looked like north of embarcadero. the creek was literally flooding the freeway and chp was helping most wrists -- motorists far gate. -- navigate. an emergency shelter was opened for people who may have needed this because of the storm but 36 people were evacuated and near the peninsular many people stayed at friends homes but back out here live, it is not raining, the roads are wet but the situation at least here at the creek is good because the water is receding and there is no damage to report as of now. reporting live from palo alto, janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we do have good news. state highway 4 was shut down for a time last night due to rocks and a downed power line. fremont is also back open after being shut down due to floods caused by a clogged storm drain. >>> ktvu channel 2 morning news reporter allie rasmus is live at fso reporting significant delays. >> reporter: things are a lot better and we just checked with the duty manager. there is no rain, no low clouds but it is expected to be a busy travel day. take a look behind us, you can see the ca
of embarcadero road.but they say the freeway remains open. however c-h-p says west bayshore road is closed between embarcadero and san antonio roads. the creek runs through both neighborhoods and commercial areas and has a history of flooding. emergency alerts have been sent out to residents. police and fire crews are currently moving through the area warning residents. r kron 4 news has team coverage on this storm system that's expected to deliver us a wet and chilly christmas. reggie kumar is live in oakland. while philippe dejegal is has the latest on delays and travel advisories from the san francisco international airport. but first. here's video of what the weather was like on mount tam earlier today. talk about strong gusts! you can see the wind tossing around the trees and even the camera! we join brian at the weather center. brian. time to bring out the heavy winter coats? >> the good news is that we could see some improvements in the rain is tapering off. that will allo thes floodwaters to subside. notice, not as much grain as we were seeing earlier. the-green is indicating mainl
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